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Re: [motorcycle-74] nightriders

From: Aaron
Sent on: Tuesday, July 17, 2007 3:58 PM
I'll likely miss this one as well due to work. I did want to try out
my new 'waterproof' riding boots though!

AR.

On 7/17/07, Loretta <[address removed]> wrote:
>
>
> I am now down to a maybe for tonight.  If I can get to the PetroCan in time
> I will, but no need to wait.
>
>
> Loretta
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [address removed] [mailto:[address removed]]On Behalf Of
> Helen
> Sent: Tuesday, July 17,[masked]:58 AM
> To: [address removed]
> Subject: Re: [motorcycle-74] nightriders
>
>
> The only point I would like to change is the last one.  Leaving space so you
> are comfortable riding is a good thing - BUT if we can avoid it we do not
> want cars/trucks mixed in with us.  That is a dangerous situation - I want
> to keep the group together.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: jeff <[address removed]>
> Date: Tuesday, July 17,[masked]:48 am
> Subject: Re: [motorcycle-74] nightriders
> To: [address removed]
>
> > Hey Helen,
> >
> > I thought I'd re-post the Group Riding guidelines Chris put together.
> > As the organizer for this ride you can modify, or if anyone else
> > has further
> > suggestions ?
> >
> > - Come prepared to ride.  Full tank of gas, proper clothing and
> > helmet, cell phone, maps, first aid kit, etc.
> >
> > - Meet at the designated spot BEFORE the meet up time. The meet up
> > time is the leaving time.  This ensures we get the hours we
> > need to
> > complete the ride.
> >
> > - Choose the Leader and the Sweep for the ride.  Make sure
> > the route
> > is understood by everyone.  The Sweep, and the Leader
> > should trade
> > cell phone numbers.
> >
> > - Communicate with everyone, at the very least the Sweep, before the
> > ride if you intend to deviate from the route to go home early or take
> > a side road.  That way the Sweep doesn't try to track you down.
> >
> > - Choose reasonable rest stops along the route to rest, gas up and/or
> > regroup.
> >
> > - Everyone is responsible for the person behind them.
> > Unless they
> > end up in a smaller group make sure you always have them in your rear
> > view. If you haven't seen them in awhile slow down a bit to see if
> > they show up.  If they don't show up,  signal the
> > group or the
> > Leader.  The Sweep may have them but if the Sweep hasn't
> > seen them
> > miss a curve and go into the ditch, he/she could ride right by them
> > and not see them.
> >
> > - Don't be pressured into keeping up if you don't feel comfortable
> > with the speed and/or like to keep your license. The Sweep is there
> > to ride even with the slowest person and to make sure everyone makes
> > it to the next rest point on the route.  It's natural for a
> > largergroup to break up into smaller groups so just ride at the
> > pace you
> > want within reason of course.
> >
> > - When riding don't ride too close together.  Leave 2-3
> > seconds of
> > space between you and the person in front of you.  If the
> > group is
> > large try and leave some space at various points in the group so cars
> > attempting to pass have a place to merge into if they need to.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On 7/17/07, Helen <[address removed]> wrote:
> > >
> > > I am looking forward to riding tonight - think I'm going to
> > need the
> > > stress relief of the open road tonight.
> > >
> > > Just a reminder that we will be leaving AT 7:00pm, so please
> > be there a
> > > few minutes early.  I am going to try to be there for
> > between 6:00 and 6:30
> > > - but that will depend on traffic.
> > >
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: Steven <[address removed]>
> > > Date: Tuesday, July 17,[masked]:16 am
> > > Subject: Re: RE: [motorcycle-74] nightriders
> > > To: [address removed]
> > >
> > > > wow.....sounds like we are going to have a nice big group
> > > > tonight....i'll bring a camera!!
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > From: Helen <[address removed]>
> > > > Date: Monday, July 16,[masked]:44 pm
> > > > Subject: RE: [motorcycle-74] nightriders
> > > > To: [address removed]
> > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
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